Beef Lettuce Cups

Beef Lettuce Cups

Serves 4


  • 1 packet dried vermicelli noodles, a small bundle
  • 1 tbsp rice bran oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 cm fresh ginger, minced
  • 500 g beef mince
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 chilli, finely diced
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander
  • 12 leaves iceberg lettuce


  1. Soak the vermicelli noodles in boiling water until soft and drain.
  2. Let cool and cut with scissors into smaller pieces.
  3. Heat a pan with both the rice bran and sesame oil.
  4. Cook the garlic, ginger and onions until soft add the mince and brown.
  5. Add the chilli, oyster sauce and soy sauce.
  6. Cook for a few more minutes before adding the spring onions and lime juice.
  7. Stir through the noodles and cook until heated through.
  8. Spoon the mix into the lettuce cups and garnish with the coriander.

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